Level 1 Show

December 8, 2018

Purcell, OK

Level 1 Show Bill

2017 AQHA Level 1 Championships Qualifying Methods for Oklahoma Quarter Horse Association Members

Oklahoma Quarter Horse Association qualifying criteria for the 2017 East, West and Central AQHA Level 1 (Novice) Championship shows is as follows:


To qualify individuals would need to be a current member of the Oklahoma Quarter Horse Association, OQHA Amateur or OQHA Youth.


The circuits for qualifying are:

  • Winter Tulsa Holiday Circuit
  • Summer Tulsa Holiday Circuit
  • OQHA Spring Show
  • Redbud Spectacular
  • Oil Can Classic
  • Prairie Classic
  • NSBA Show Your Colors
  • SRCHA Show
  • OAQHA All Novice Show
  • Results will be calculated on the best 15 shows from the list above.

    OQHA Level 1 Youth & Amateur Shows are eligible to submit three state qualifiers per class to AQHA. If there are not three qualifiers in a particular class the affiliate may move that “slot” to another class; however, no more than six state qualifiers will be allowed in any particular class.

    Level 1 Amateur and Level 1 Youth competitors may qualify for the Level 1 championships in the following classes:

    • Halter geldings and mares: yearling, 2-year-old, 3-year-old, aged
    • Performance halter geldings and mares (the horse must be performance halter eligible)
    • Showmanship
    • Horsemanship
    • Hunt Seat Equitation
    • Working Hunter
    • Equitation Over Fences
    • Hunter Hack
    • Western Pleasure
    • Hunter Under Saddle
    • Trail
    • Western Riding
    • Reining
    • Barrel Racing
    • Pole Bending
    • Stake Race
    • Ranch Riding

    The Central Level 1 championship will include the above listed classes as well as Level 1 cattle classes. The Level 1 Amateur and Level 1 Youth competitors do not have to qualify to participate in the cattle classes. As long as the exhibitor is Level 1 eligible in the cattle class they are entering, their entry will be accepted.

    • Cutting
    • Working Cow Horse
    • Working Cow Horse Boxing
    • Tie-Down Roping
    • Breakaway Roping
    • Dally Team Roping -Heeling & Heading